Licensing Expertise

Expert advice, representation and advocacy at all levels for:
 
  • Alcohol and Entertainment Premises Licence and Variation applications (including late hours applications in stress/cumulative impact areas)

 

  • Reviews, Summary Reviews & Closure Orders

 

  • Appeals to Magistrates’ Courts, Crown Court, High Court and above (including judicial reviews/case stated)

 

  • Gambling, casinos, lotteries and betting shops (terrestrial and online)

 

  • Cannabis Licensing

 

  • Sex Entertainment Venues (SEV's)

 

  • Temporary Event Notices

 

  • Street Trading

  • Firearms, shotguns and explosives

 

  • Taxis and Private Hire Vehicles

 

  • Advisory work on Statements of Licensing Policy

  

  • Criminal prosecutions and defence – including licensing, gambling, planning, environmental, trading standards, animal welfare, health and safety, motoring, fraud and money laundering offences (in addition to wide experience of serious and often high-profile general crime)

  • Licensing training for operators, local authorities, police forces, trade bodies, commercial and non-commercial organisations 

 

  • Animal welfare and pet licensing

 

  • Special Treatment licensing